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Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 - Virtual Classroom

  • Duration 32 HOURS
  • Regular fee 2 250


This course establishes the top tier administrative skills and knowledge necessary to implement the “back-end” of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. The course is NOT designed to teach the framework of SharePoint team sites, lists, libraries, and other “front-end” SharePoint components. The student will learn how to plan the physical and logical topology of SharePoint sites, site collections, web applications, and farms using best practices and design guidelines that meet various performance and security needs. The student will be able to install SharePoint 2013 and configure service applications. Then the course will focus on helping students manage and configure security facets, search elements, and optimization tools and strategies.

Targeted audience

This course targets IT professionals who install, configure, maintain, deploy and manage SharePoint Server 2013 in the local datacenter or the cloud. It is also designed for individuals who seek professional distinction through the SharePoint 2013 MCSE. This is done by completing the Server 2012 MCSA and then taking the 70-331 – Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 exam and 70-332 – Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 exam.


To benefit fully from this course, students should have the following prerequisite courses/skills and knowledge:

  • Server 2012 MCSA or equivalent skills and knowledge.
  • Experience managing a multi-server SharePoint 2013, 2010, or 2007 environment– understands SharePoint Workloads
  • Experience with SharePoint dependent technologies including Windows Server 2008 R2 or later, Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server 2008 R2 or later, and Active Directory, and networking infrastructure services
  • PowerShell experience
  • Experience with high availability and business continuity technologies
  • Experience with Active Directory, authentication, and security technologies
  • Has a working knowledge of, and preferably hands-on experience with SharePoint
  • Has broad familiarity with SharePoint workloads
  • Familiar with continuity management, including data backup, restoration, and high availability

Special Note

Live Learning is similar to traditional instructor-led technical training, but rather than gathering students in one physical location, instructor presentations are webcast to participants anywhere via the internet. These presentations are also available as recordings for on-demand viewing and re-viewing.
Live Learning courses contain:

  • Multiple instances of real-time virtual class sessions (course-dependent) led by a team of expert instructors (Live sessions)
  • Recorded sessions (Encore Modules) for on-demand viewing or review of Live sessions content
  • A rich set of supporting materials that stays available to the student for 1 year and can include Student Guides, Hands-On Labs, Class Notes, and a variety of assessments



  • SharePoint Components and Design
  • Web and Service Applications
  • Security
  • SharePoint Taxonomy
  • Planning Search Solutions
  • User Profiles Maintenance and Monitoring

Included Labs:

  • Install SharePoint
  • Product Configuration
  • Shared Mailbox
  • SQL Alias Web Front End
  • New Web Application Part 1
  • New Web Application Part 2
  • Create Site Collection and Sub Site

General Note

Microsoft® Windows Vista, Microsoft® Windows XP, Microsoft® Windows 7, Microsoft® Windows 8, Microsoft® Windows RT, Mac OS® X™: 10.5.8, 10.6.8, 10.7.5, 10.8.5, 10.9.2, 10.10, 10.10.1 and above (Version 10.6 32-bit kernel is supported.)

Internet Explorer® (Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 only, Internet Explorer 9 or later is recommended, Internet Explorer 8 may hinder performance and result in minor visual problems.), Firefox 31 or later, Chrome 29 or later, Safari: 5.1.8 or later (Safari on Windows platforms is not supported.)

Skillsoft supports the minimum hardware specifications for all supported operating systems. Additionally, we recommend the following: speakers or headphones to listen to audio content, a microphone to speak in Dialogue streaming audio sessions (Live learning only).

Exam Note

Exam not included. Refer to vendor website for more information.

Legal Note

Exams requirements are subject to change without notification.